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Time and Tide Museum paid traineeship opportunity funded by the British Museum and Heritage Lottery Fund 

Time and Tide Museum paid traineeship opportunity funded by the British Museum and Heritage Lottery Fund 

0 on May 28, 2016, 11:10 am

An opportunity to work in an exciting environment has been made possible thanks to a new traineeship set up by the British Museum. In partnership with the Heritage Lottery Fund, the paid year-long traineeship will give young people between the ages of 18 and 24 the opportunity to develop skills regardless of background qualifications at Time and Tide Museum in […]

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Little Ouse Wildlife Recording Festival

Little Ouse Wildlife Recording Festival

0 on May 28, 2016, 11:08 am

18th—26th June 2016 Along the River Ouse between Redgrave and Lopham Fen and Brandon Bridge The Little Ouse Wildlife Recording Festival takes place between June 18th—26th 2016 and focuses on recording the wildlife, both native and non-native, that lives along the river from Redgrave and Lopham Fen (the source of the river) through Thetford and on to Brandon Bridge.  We need […]

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Inspired Youth Ignite Dates – Can you help ?

Inspired Youth Ignite Dates – Can you help ?

0 on May 27, 2016, 6:26 am

The next few weeks are very busy for our IGNITE! Enterprise challenges in schools across Norfolk and Suffolk. IGNITE! Enterprise Days are great fun, and a real opportunity to work with a local school.  The students need to create a new business concept, and throughout the day need to pull together in teams to create their idea, finances, marketing and pitch […]

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New circular walks in Norfolk

0 on May 26, 2016, 4:13 pm

Norfolk County Council’s ‘Norfolk Trails’ Team have developed 20 new fascinating circular walks on and around the Norfolk Coast Path in the Cromer and Great Yarmouth areas, just in time for the half term. To inspire walkers, a new publication, National Trail: 20 Circular Walks gives information on what can be seen on these newly formed walks and is available […]

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Special Olympics reception marks the end of NCC Chairman’s year in office

Special Olympics reception marks the end of NCC Chairman’s year in office

0 on May 25, 2016, 2:13 pm

  Rex Parkinson-Hare, outgoing Chairman of Norfolk County Council, marked the end of his year in the role by welcoming 120 guests to a reception earlier this month, which celebrated the achievements of the athletes and coaches supported by Special Olympics Norfolk. Special Olympics Norfolk provides sporting activities and opportunities for people with learning disabilities. This includes sports clubs and […]

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Breckland Planning

Breckland Planning Applications Weekending 24th May 2016

0 on May 25, 2016, 9:58 am

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 24th May 2016 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to Martin Pendlebury Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application needs […]

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Free taster sessions to celebrate the launch of Norfolk Community Learning Services begin 31st May

Free taster sessions to celebrate the launch of Norfolk Community Learning Services begin 31st May

0 on May 25, 2016, 7:07 am

Norfolk Community Learning Services (NCLS), formerly Norfolk Adult Education, is to launch its new service with a week of special celebratory taster sessions at Wensum Lodge on King’s Street in Norwich. These free introductory sessions will be available from Tuesday 31st May and will run until Saturday 4th June, with sessions taking place during the day and weekday evenings. To […]

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Cllr Lynda Turner

Call goes out for Growing Buddies to support Breckland’s older residents to lead healthier lifestyles

0 on May 24, 2016, 6:36 am

Breckland Council and national charity Garden Organic are calling on community-minded residents to help create a network of volunteer ‘Growing Buddies’, to support older people and vulnerable residents in growing and gardening activities as part of the Breckland Master Gardeners Project. Growing Buddies will champion the benefits of healthy, home-grown food at care homes, carer groups, dementia cafes, walking groups, […]

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Volunteers needed in Breckland and West Norfolk for new Health Champions service supporting families where a child has ASD or ADHD

Volunteers needed in Breckland and West Norfolk for new Health Champions service supporting families where a child has ASD or ADHD

0 on May 23, 2016, 3:44 pm

For families where a child has been recently been diagnosed, or awaits assessment, regarding an Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it can be a worrying and challenging time. Family Action is launching a new service to help provide support for these families in Breckland and West Norfolk. The Department of Health has awarded the charity […]

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Plain Packing Guide from Australia

Norfolk County Council welcomes plain packaging for tobacco products

0 on May 21, 2016, 7:24 am

New Government legislation to standardise packaging on cigarettes and other tobacco products is now in force to highlight the dangers of smoking to health. In the UK alone, over 100,000 deaths a year are caused by smoking so the introduction of these measures, along with the revised Tobacco Products Directive, is hoped to have a stronger impact. Norfolk County Council’s […]

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